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Inquisition taken at Harlston in co. Norfolk on the 12th of October 28 
Elizabeth, after the death of Edward Flowerdew late of Hetherset, es- 
quire, one of the Barons of the Exchequer. The jurors say that the said 
Edward was seised in his demesne as of fee of and in the manor of Stand- 
feild Hall and other lands in Norfolk, which by his deed dated the 14th 
of December A. D. 1573 16 Elizabeth he settled upon himself & his wife 
Elizabeth and upon his own heirs & assigns. 

The jurors also say that the said Edward was seised in his demesne as 
of fee, of and in a moiety of the manor of Hethersett in co. Norfolk, and of 
lands in Wymondham in the said county. 

The said Edward Flowerdewe died on the 31st of March A. D. 1586 last 
past. Elizabeth his wife survives him. 

Anthony Flowerdewe is his next heir, being the son & heir of William 
Flowerdew, brother & heir of the aforesaid Edward. The said Anthony 
is aged twenty nine. 

(To be Continued) 

The Webb Family of New Kent County. 
It should have been noted that George Webb, the emigrant, was 
author of "The Office and Authority of a Justice of the Peace," published 
in Williamsburg in 1736 commonly known as Webb's Justice. The 
author states in his "Address to the Reader" that it is "the first of its 
kind produced in these parts of the world." On page 100 George 3 Webb 
should be Naval Commissioner, not Commander. 
Issue of Foster 3 and Sarah (Shore) Webb: 

(13) Conrad 4 , a son born on Sunday the I5th Feb'y 1778 at 5 
o'clock in the afternoon, baptized the 9th day of May 1778 
by Rev. Mr. Semple. 

(14) John Shore 4 , son, born 21st Feb'y 1780 at half an hour after 
nine o'clock in the morning and baptized May the 13th 1780 
by the Revd. Mr. James Semple. 

(15) Elizabeth, a daughter, born Thursday ... of April 1782 at 
eight o'clock in the Evening, baptized 20th July 1782 by the 
Revd Mr. James Semple, Died on Saturday 12 o'clock P. M. 
26th of October. 

(16) Lucy a daughter, born Thurs. . . . 1784 at about 10 o'clock 
in the Evening, baptized 11th June by the Rev'd Mr. James 
Semple. She departed this life the 20th July 1784. 

(17) Sally a Daughter born Thursday the 9th of June 1785, about 
nine o'clock in the evening. She departed this life on Sun- 
day afternoon the 18 Day of September 1785. 

(18) Mary Shore, a Daughter, born 4th October 1786, between 
4 & 5 o'clock in the morning. 


(19) Thomas 4 , a son, born the 25th of February 1789. He de- 
parted this life on Monday night at 6 o'clock the 21 of Nov- 
ember 1796. 

(20) Henry 4 , son, born 25 July 1790 at three o'clock in the morn- 

(21) . . . 4 , son, born 18th August 1792. Departed this life Sat- 
urday September 6, 1806 at 3 o'clock in the morning. 

(22) . . . 4 , son, born 24 December 1794. 

(These entries are copied from a somewhat worn record in another 
Family Bible). . 

(8) John 3 Webb, born 1740, may have married and left descendants; 
but if so we have no account of them. 

(11) George 4 Webb Jr., of "Rock Castle," Goochland County, 
married in 1785, Judith, daughter of Tarleton Fleming of Goochland 
County. "Mr. George Webb died on the 9th day of April 1803 in the 
City of Richmond after a lingering illness which he bore with much forti- 
tude, and firmness.much lamented by all who had the pleasure of an ac- 
quaintance and more particularly by his affectionate wife, three sons an 
four daughters." 

An obituary (without date however) copied in the Family Bible states 
that Mrs. Judith Webb died at the age of 83 years. 
Issue (known): 

(23) Thomas Tarlton 5 . 

(12) Foster 4 Webb Jr., born Jan. 13, 1756, died Dec. 9, 1812 (Family 
Bible). The Foster Webb who was Paymaster General of the Va. State 
Line 1781, was no doubt the elder man of the name, the uncle of Foster 
Webb, Jr.; but the latter may have been the member of the House of 
Delegates in 1784 and 1787. He married Sept. 22,1785, Theodosia, daugh- 
ter of William Fleming Cocke. She was born Feb. 19, 1765 and died Oct. 
28, 1831. 

Issue (known): 

(24) Pleasant Fleming 5 . 

(14) Conrad 4 Webb of "Hampstead," New Kent County, a very 
handsome house he built about 1820. He married (1st) Lucy Osborne, 
of Chesterfield County and had an only child, Osborne Webb, who died 
May 4, 1820, aged 16. Conrad Webb married (2d) Georgiana Braxton, 
granddaughter of the Signer of the Declaration of Independence; but had 
no issue. 

(15) Henry 4 Webb, married Susan, daughter of Dr. Thomas Gordan, 
of Tappahannock, Va. 


(25) Gordon 5 , of "Hampstead," who married Mary, daughter 
of Col. Randolph Harrison, of Williamsburg, Va., and had 
two daughter; (26) Alexander 6 , and others. 

(14) Major John Shore 4 Webb, married , and died at "Hamp- 
stead" May 4, 1820. 



(27) John 5 , removed to Alabama; (28) Conrad 5 , removed to 

Alabama, married Mrs. Eliza Read, a widow, and had issue: 

(a) John 8 , (b) Tenny 8 , (c) Mrs. George Judkins 8 , of Wet- 

umpka, Ala., (d) Mrs. J. W. Preston 6 , of Johnstown, Pa., 

(e) Daughter. 

One of the other sons of Poster and Sarah (Shore) Webb, whose name 

(from the partly illegible record in the Bible) was not given, was Dr. 

Samuel Webb, who died unmarried. 

(To be Continued) 

The Gorsuch and Lovelace Families. 

(By J. H. P., Baltimore, Md.) 

Anna* Gorsuch and the Todd Family of Virginia and Maryland.* 


8. Thomas 6 Todd. (Thomas 6 Todd; Anna 4 , John 3 , Daniel 2 , Will- 
iam 1 Gorsuch). He was the eldest son of Thomas 5 Todd and Elizabeth 
Bernard, and the third of the name. The exact date of his birth is not 
known but appears to have been about 1680. He was old enough to wit- 
ness a Baltimore Co. deed executed by his father October 9, 1695. (Balto. 
Co. DeedsRM.:H. S.;479). He wasprobably sent by hisfather to occupy 
the Maryland plantations on the Patapsco somewhere about the year 
1710. As his name does not appear among the taxables in the lists from 
1699 to 1707,. the only lists of this period which have been preserved, he 
doubtless came into Maryland after that date. He appears as a vestry- 
man of St. Paul's parish Baltimore County in 1714. The destruction of 
the vestry records of this parish in the Baltimore fire a few years ago, 
makes it impossible to determine when he first became a member of the 
vestry. The transcripts of the Fulham Palace records in the Library of 
Congress relating to the church in the colonies (Fulham Palace MSS- 
Maryland Box No. 133) show that Thomas 6 Todd took the leading part 
in prosecuting the charges against the notorious William Tibbs, for many 
years rector of St. Paul's, who in numerous ways disgraced the church 
with which he was connected. Mr. Thomas Todd, September 7, 1714, 
brought nine charges against Tibbs before the vestry and November 

•Corrections — Two important errois were made in the last number of 
the Magazine (Vol. XXV; p. 91(. Anne 6 Todd (Thomas 5 ) is stated to 
have married Mordecai Cooke; she really married John Cooke. Eliza- 
beth 6 Todd (Thomas 5 ) is stated to have married George Seaton; she 
really married Henry Seaton. In each case through a clerical error the 
name of the eldest son was substituted for that of the husband.